Shawn Ryan the founder/CEO of Vigilance Elite is a former US Navy SEAL and contractor for the CIA.
Shawn enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 18 with the goal of becoming a Navy SEAL. Upon his successful completion of BUDS, Shawn served with SEAL Teams 2 and 8 deploying to multiple conflict zones around the world. After leaving the Naval Special Warfare Community, Shawn continued to serve as a Contractor with the CIA in clandestine operations worldwide.
During his 14 years of combat service as both a Navy SEAL and CIA Contractor, he completed over 20 deployments to combat zones in 14 different areas of operations. Shawn left the Special Operations Community to pursue a new career and bring his unique skill set to the home front.